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Lot # 533 - Auction is closed.Estimate: US$1500 / Price Realized: US$1200
Pertinax. Denarius
Pertinax. 193 AD. Denarius, 2.66gg. (6h). Rome. Obv: IMP CAES P HELV - PERTIN AVG Head laureate right. Rx: LAETITIA TEM - POR COS II Laetitia standing left holding wreath and scepter. BM 8. Cohen 20 (50 Fr.). RIC 4a (R2). Extremely beautiful artistic portrait of Pertinax. While some of his portraits can be rather rough, the die cutter in this case wanted to flatter the emperor. Reverse flatly struck. EF.

Ex Berk 147, 1 February 2006, lot 288.
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